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Italian Pediatric Pulmonary Mission Returns to Palestine

This week, a five-member team of doctors from Italy arrived in Palestine to continue their volunteer efforts in providing expert pediatric pulmonary and respiratory surgery on babies from the West Bank and Gaza Strip. The team was here in January as well and are working in the Palestine Medical Complex in Ramallah, and Makassed Hospital in East Jerusalem. Led by Tuscany pediatric cardiac surgeon Dr. Vincenzo Luisi, the team include surgeon Dr. Guido Oppido, Anesthesia, Resuscitation and Respiratory Endoscopy specialists Dr. Lorenzo Mirabile and Dr. Roberto Baggi, and anesthesiologist Dr. Marco Calamandrei - Anesthesia. They are working with local pediatric pulmonologist Dr. Nisreen Rumman.